Galaxy Fold - Samsung Kickstarts the Foldable Display Era

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    none here. those premium stuff didn't even arrive here.
     
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    The cheapest Galaxy Fold you can buy, USD 550. Baka may kasama pang free cocaine. :LOL::LOL:

     
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    Z Flip came.
     
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    ***update from this morning's paper***

    Mate X will be available this Saturday... And the Galaxy Fold will officially be the "cheap foldable device"

    S$ 3,788

    (at that price, I'm expecting it to come wrapped in toilet paper and surgical mask)
     
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    Z Fold 2 looks like it aims to correct the flaws of the Galaxy Fold and win the folding phone market. Samsung could once again dictate the trend for the design of phones this 2020 decade.
     
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    So true, the glass hybrid tech they have for the inner display is surprisingly durable. I personally have the galaxy z flip, did not expect to enjoy the form factor. Folding is much better than the useless curved displays in my opinion.

    Looking forward on upgrading to the fold 2. The design is gorgeous, esp. the outer display. :)
     
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    This would be a worthy replacement for my Galaxy Fold. They've basically improved on everything and addressed the issues i didn't like with the Galaxy Fold. The notch which is an eyesore and the bezels on the front screen.
     
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    soon
     
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    For some reason the Instagram App on my Galaxy Fold can no longer do full screen? Anyone experienced this? Any tips on how to resolve this?

    Screenshot_20200826-171747_Settings~2.jpg
     
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    same on my end. you just have to wait for them to fix this issue.
     
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    Is there a way to downgrade to the previous version of Instagram?


    Found a workaround. Download the Good Lock app and install multistar APK. Fixed.
     
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    I think stocks will be limited, and since the Z Fold2 will not include earbuds in the box according to some tech sites, hopefully Samsung will include a free pair of Galaxy Buds Live for preorders.

    EDIT: Saw an unboxing video earlier and it showed that a pair of wired AKG earphones is included in the box.
     
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    Mm...the larger outer display of the Fold 2 is much better than the first Fold. Reinforces this 2nd gen as the correct way to fold (inward).

    At the same price of usd 2000, it is less expensive than the first Fold because of 5G baked in and larger outer display.

    The still visible crease is still a major drawback for this type of device.

    Speaking of competition, I see only the Microsoft Surface Duo as the nearest competition. Reviews are generally favorable. No crease. Even larger display, unfolded. And at usd 1399, it cost considerably less than the ZF2.
     
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    My only issue with the Surface Duo is that it uses last year's specs (Snapdragon 855, 6GB RAM - even it's Gorilla Glass is old)
    Android 10 - no announcement about future support (Samsung already confirmed 3 major Android updates)

    No NFC and No wireless charging. Samsung's Z Flip (non-5G) even has a better processor...
     
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